Thursday, November 20, 2014

The Future of Catholic K-12 Education - Conference video

Alan J. Borsuk posted the Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog on yesterday morning's conference there on 'The Future of Catholic K-12 Education: National and Milwaukee Perspectives'.
"In the opening session, Margaret F. Brinig and Nicole Stelle Garnett, both Notre Dame Law School professors, described what they found in researching their 2014 book, Lost Classroom, Lost Community: Catholic Schools’ Importance in Urban America."
Matthew Hennessey reviewed their book at City Journal.
"[Kathleen] Cepelka, the superintendent of schools in the archdiocese, told the full-house audience in the Appellate Courtroom of Eckstein Hall about the strengths of schools in Milwaukee, about positive developments in enrollment, and about the many praiseworthy people and organizations involved in making the schools as good as they are.

"But, she said, the quality of some of the schools isn’t what it needs to be and there are weak levels of achievement among students in some schools. 'We are not satisfied,' she said."

Video of the conference is here.

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